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Another issue to be considered is processing and marketing. Processing is a huge expense for persons who produce for a niche market. We pay $.60/lb (carcass weight) for harvesting, cutting, wrapping and storage.Read More...
Two specific items to evaluate in a grass-fed beef system is the nutritional composition of various forages and the effect of different forages on the flavor of beef, specifically are there forages that contribute more to the “grassy” flavor than others.Read More...
This is absolutely one of Ron’s favorite subjects (degrees in beef cattle genetics) because he does believe that there is the “best” type of animal for a grass-fed beef program; however,Read More...
Many of the recommendations of persons working with grass-fed beef are to have the animal gaining well for a reasonable time period to get some fat deposition (in excess of two pounds for 90 daysRead More...
Once the Whole Under Management has been described, the decision makers gather, and, keeping that Whole in mind, discuss their values, the type of life they wish to lead, how they will attain that life, and what the future must look like in order to have that life.Read More...
As some, or most, of you know I have been working the last two years on becoming a Holistic Management® Certified Educator, which basically means I would be certified by Holistic Management® International to teach Holistic Management®.Read More...
National Non-Profit Organizations:
American Farmland Trust
Center for Rural Affairs
Conservation Technology Information Center
Ecological Farming Association
Holistic Management International
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy
The Land Institute
National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture
National Center for Appropriate Technology
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Organic Seed Alliance
Organic Trade Association
Rodale Institute / New Farm
Rural Advancement Foundation International USA
State and Regional Non-Profits Organizations:
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group
Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Oklahoma
Holistic Management International-Texas
North Eastern Oklahoma Livestock Association
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Oklahoma
Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Mvskoke Food Sovereignty Initiative